July 21, 2010Comments Off on Transit authority not liable for slip and fall
A public transit authority is not liable for injuries suffered by a train passenger who slipped and fell due to a natural accumulation of ice and snow, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled in vacating a $370,000 jury award.
June 25, 2010Comments Off on Slip-and-fall cases harder for Fla. plaintiffs
Plaintiffs in slip-and-fall cases involving “foreign transitory substances” will now need to prove that the premises owner had actual or constructive notice of the substance’s presence in order to prevail in court.
June 21, 2010Comments Off on Claim filed in workplace death
The father of a 25-year-old man killed in a fall at the Nebraska Air Guard base in Lincoln, Neb. last year has filed a $1 million claim against Lincoln, Lancaster County, and the Lincoln Airport Authority.
March 25, 2010Comments Off on Customer who fell in parking lot can’t sue
A plaintiff who slipped and fell in an icy parking lot can’t sue the store, because it was a lessee in a multi-tenant shopping center and did not have a duty to maintain common areas controlled by the landlord, the ...
A new insurance report released by CNA on “Slip and Fall Control Techniques for Commercial Real Estate Owners” says that with the aging boomer population, slip and falls are expected to grow significantly.